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Heroin Chic – A Looming Health Tragedy Masquerading as a Fashion Trend

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Whether we like to admit it or not, fashion sways our viewpoints. How we feel about ourselves and others is sometimes influenced by emerging trends or nostalgic resurgences of the past. But while fashion is meant to convey optimism, this is not always the case. The pendulum of fashion, at times, swings dramatically between ecstatic … Read more

How to Lower Cortisol Naturally to Reduce Stress

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The signs of high cortisol and how to lower cortisol naturally. We’ve all felt that rush that follows a startling or threatening situation—where your heart is racing, and you seemingly have a surge of energy coursing through your body. Maybe you were at risk of an accident. Or perhaps the pressure of meeting a deadline … Read more

20 Physical Techniques and Grounding Exercises for Anxiety

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Ever felt an overwhelming feeling of anxiety or a panic attack? You’re not alone. According to one survey, 62% of people in the U.S. struggle with some degree of anxiety. Feeling anxious or experiencing a panic attack can interfere with your everyday life—and it can be tough to bounce back. But grounding techniques for anxiety … Read more

September is National Recovery Month

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At Revive Recovery & Detox Services, we are committed to observing National Recovery Month every year. We work to recognize how far our patients have come in their recovery journey—while raising awareness of addiction and mental health within our community. Alcohol and drug abuse can have a devastating impact on affected individuals and their loved … Read more

Low Dopamine Symptoms and How to Increase Dopamine Naturally

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What is dopamine, its role in your body and how do you identify low dopamine symptoms? Learn how to increase dopamine naturally, and find out if too much of the neurotransmitter lead to addiction. Ever felt driven and motivated to achieve a certain goal? Maybe tick off your to-do list, sweat out your reps and … Read more

Side Effects of Marijuana / Weed

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Marijuana goes by many names, with weed and pot being the most common. Other slang terms include dope, Mary Jane, grass, ganja, hashish, bhang, bud, joint, blunt, herb, and doobie. Cannabis may give off the impression of a fun, cool, and harmless recreational substance—but it’s far from it. With many Americans increasingly taking little issue … Read more

Famous People and Celebrities with Bipolar Disorder

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With their seemingly perfect shell, it’s easy to forget that celebrities are human—and they’re at risk of health problems like everyone else. Case in point: several famous people and celebrities with bipolar disorder have gone public with their diagnosis. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) reports that over 12 million Americans (4.4% of the … Read more

Lexapro and Weed or Lexapro and Alcohol – Can You Mix?

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Every time your doctor prescribes a medication, it’s important to consider how it may impact your lifestyle. Are you on other prescription meds? Or do you use any recreational drugs? Think about how they might interact. ie. Lexapro and weed or Lexapro and alcohol. This article will draw attention to the antidepressant Lexapro and its … Read more

Must-Watch Movies About Depression

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Movies About Depression that Accurately Capture the Experience Depression is real, it’s common, and it can affect people from all walks of life. Statistics show that an estimated 21 million American adults have experienced depression—making it the leading cause of disability. Unfortunately, the disorder is still plagued by stigmas, with some viewing depression as a … Read more